There are numerous newly made folding single shot 24 and 32 gauge shotguns on Gunbroker.com. I think the cost is under $200.00 for these.
Not published in any reference.
They are called BT-99 shotguns
George Worthington was a hardware store in Cleveland, Ohio, from about 1890 to 1935. Single barrel shotguns were marked with his name by Crescent Arms Co and double barrel shotguns by J. Stevens Arms Co.
go to gunbroker.com and you'll see all you can handle.
100 to 150.00 dollars in good condition.
Thompson Center should be the company that you are looking for.
Numerous companies in many countries have made single shot 12 gauge shotguns.
on a single shot barrel you must remove the barrel and look at the flat side underneath the chamber to see the choke stamping.
Double barrel shotguns manufactured by Crescent Fire Arms and single shots by W.H. Davenport Firearms for Wallace hardware, Morristown, Indiana, c. 1900.
See www.chuckhawks.com Fox shotguns
Single shots, $50-$75. Double barrel, $150-$250.
Revelation was a brand sold by Western Auto stores and made by various manufacturers.
Many early shotguns were single shot muzzleloaders. Some were double-barrel with barrels arranged side-by-side. This is also true of later breach-loading shotguns. The action style for these single and double-barrel breachloaders is 'break-open'.
I do! I have a Model 21, break action, single shot, 20 gauge, folding shotgun. There are no cross references available anywhere. I took some good pics of it last weekend. I don't seem to be able to paste them anywhere.
Which Model? don't know for sure, number x24836 on barrel What kind of gun is it? SXS, O/U, pump, single barrel? O/U's were made by Marlin.
I have not been able to find where these shotguns originated, but the reason I am replying is due to the fact that my finch arms 12ga. single barrel is also stamped with 200743
Marlin made some single barrel .410 shotguns but they had tubular magazines, not clips & most of those were lever action. You might want to re-list this question with as much data as you can obtain.
Wards sold single shot and double barrel IJ shotguns under the tradename of Hercules.
New empire was one of the miriad of brand names used by the Crescent Fire Arms Company of Norwich, Ct. between 1892 and about 1922. They manufactured good quality, inexpensive single and double barrel shotguns for field use.
Crescent Fire Arms Co. and Crescent-Davis Arms Corp. They made the gun with only Smithsonian stamped on it in both single & double barrel and in several gauges
Check with your local gunsmith. No one would be making new parts, but lots of the old double and single barrel shotguns were similar and he might have something laying around that he can make fit.
Belknap Hardware- along with many others, sold shotguns made under their name by Crescent Firearms.
There's not a lot of information available and most authors disagree on that. Carey's American Firearms Makers says the company was in Norwich Ct from 1855 to 1894 and made single shot percussion and metallic cartridge rifles. Vorisek's Shotgun Markings lists 4 different names, W.H. Davenport Firearms Company, W.H. Davenport Arms Company, Davenport Arms Company, and W.H. Davenport & Co., and gives dates from 1878 to 1910. The Standard Catalog says they made single barrel shotguns from 1880 to 1915 and single shot rifles from 1891 to 1910. Traister's Antique Guns says they made single shot and double barrel shotguns in Providence, RI. The Official Price Guide to Antique and Modern Firearms says single and double shotguns in Providence, 1880-1883, and Norwich, 1890-1900.
Collectors are starting to look at any shotguns bigger than a 10 gauge.I just saw a 8 gauge used to feed a logging camp go for 400 dollars on a site.I would say that seeing you have a single barrel instead of a double barrel shotgun,it could go for anywhere from 100-500 dollars depending on overall condition of the shotgun in question.These will be used for strickley wall hanger status,as there is no commercial 4 gauge loads available today.